Tag: Vegan

Going vegan to save your body and the planet

On average, the United States consumes around 478 billion pounds of meat, or 270 pounds per person, every year. U.S. citizens are the second largest consumers of meat in the world. Recent studies  by the USDA and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey have displayed an array of health defects directly associated with meat… Read More

Served With a Side of Appreciation: Café Gratitude Creates Unique Dining Experience

Far more than another organic and vegan eatery, California-based Café Gratitude is all about adding a healthy dose of affirmation to its customers’ days right alongside their meals.   The idea behind Café Gratitude is simple: it is a restaurant where people in the community can come together for great, healthy food while celebrating all… Read More

Say Cheese, or Don’t: Five of the Best Nondairy Sources of Calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral in the process of building strong bones, and as such, it is equally important when it comes to promoting and maintaining bone health at any age. With the average recommended daily intake of calcium being about 1,000 milligrams, the reality is that too many people don’t hit the daily target.… Read More

Summer Living: DIY Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

You know that feeling when it’s so humid outside that all you dream about are cold things? OK, maybe you haven’t felt this way, but here at MUIPR, we believe August resembles the Sunday night of summer. What do you mean it’s already time for the kids to go back to school?! We were just… Read More

Vegan Makeup: How to Transition to Animal Cruelty Free Products

Veganism is primarily focused on consuming an animal-free diet, but if you want to take it one step further, you can also try to eliminate all animal products from your life in general. One good place to start is makeup.   To find out more about vegan makeup, we talked to NYU student, Parisa, who… Read More

FIve Easy Tips To Do Veganism Right And Stay Healthy

The latest diet trend has been moving towards organic, whole, and super-healthy foods. This shift in recent years has been overall a positive one, but there continues to be a certain mysticism around one current diet trend: veganism. There has been a lot of controversy over veganism, a non-dairy, non-meat, non-animal byproducts plan; health professionals… Read More

The Best Cruelty Free Beauty Products

You might not remember Lush’s extreme window display of a woman — Jacqueline Traide — being treated like an animal being tested for cosmetics, but it sure made an impression on some. After that display, more people became aware of the real conditions that animals go through, and cruelty-free products got a boost in the marketplace.… Read More